PM Narendra Modi to consume only warm water during Navratri

The ten day long festival of Navratri begins Saturday. The festival will culminate on October 11 with the celebration of Dussehra.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published: October 1, 2016 12:03 pm
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During the auspicious occasion of Navratri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will only be consuming warm water at intervals for the next nine days.

Prime Minister Modi extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Navratri. “My greetings to everyone as the auspicious Navratri commences,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

The ten day long festival of Navratri begins Saturday. The festival will culminate on October 11 with the celebration of Dussehra.

During the festival, prayers will be offered to the nine forms of Goddess Durga. As per tradition, the Gujarat government has organized vibrant Gujarat Navratri Mahotsav, a garba festival, at the GMDC ground in Ahmedabad.

Thousands of devotees are reaching the temples of Ashapura Mata at Mata na Madh in Kutch, Ambaji Mata temple in North Gujarat and Bahuchraji Mata Temple in Central Gujarat. Garba and Dandiya groups have also been organized.

In Himachal Pradesh, the devotees are visiting historical temples since morning to celebrate the beginning of Ashwin or Sharad Navratri.

The festival of Navratri is celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil.

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  1. S
    salim chagla
    Jul 10, 2017 at 3:51 pm
    ok-as per advice by pm.n.modi-warm water....what about siachin our army
    1. B
      Oct 2, 2016 at 12:13 pm
      Shame if he take little food and provide food among poor that's big news why u show the simple news
      1. K
        Oct 2, 2016 at 6:04 pm
        It is indeed a great news Because it is about our PM.He is fasting during these Navarathri days.This is no supersion .It is tradition during Navratri.And it is never a shame to perform fasting.Fasting is common among people all over the world and talk about proof(?)etc what
        1. R
          Oct 4, 2016 at 2:59 am
          So, what else is new? He has been doing this, twice a year for last over 40 years. In, year 2014, he did this while he was in USA, addressing UN, meeting Pres. Obama, addressed Indian audience, and conducted many meetings per day, while in USA. Only God knows, where he gets such energy... Perhaps dedication to Mother India might be driving him in high gears. Let us all get inspired from PM Modi.
          1. g
            Oct 1, 2016 at 7:08 am
            He should give proof whether he is taking warm water only and nothing else.
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